You’ve met them. The people who seem to have it all together. The ones floating through their lives, relationships and work with ease. How do they do it? When life is rocky, it’s easy to think, What do they... READ MORE
It was day 18 of a 21-day course in the Oregon Cascades, and our crew was eating macaroni and cheese in the shadow of Mt. Thielsen. We had navigated class III rapids and hiked over 60 miles on the... READ MORE
Near the end of a recent 20-day course, my crew of young men were worn out from a day’s worth of canoeing. It was a cloudy night, and the moonlight was nonexistent. We spent several more hours paddling with... READ MORE
The Outward Bound Readings Book is a collection of hundreds of our Instructors’ favorite quotes used at the right moments on a course to inspire students, make them laugh and to spark moments of reflection. These quotes are an integral... READ MORE
Like many other people, as the news continues to emerge about the current pandemic, I’m beginning to view it as one of the most important challenges of my life. Words like unprecedented and crisis dominate the headlines of my... READ MORE
From a distance, Outward Bound may sound similar to summer camp. While there’s some overlap, like fun outdoor activities, adventure and sleeping under the stars with friends, the purpose and structure of the experience is different. Outward Bound is so... READ MORE
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